When Jim Pryce, a deserter from the army, returns secretly to his native Cornwall, he finds the coast cold and unfriendly. He is soon plunged into a hazardous world of crooks,contraband, madness and mysteries underneath the rocky cliffs.
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Set in an old Cornish tin mine below the sea, this book features a gang of up-to-date smugglers engaged in running valuable contraband from the continent.Review:
"Hammond Innes was a compulsive storyteller... he had an inborn ability to relate a fast-moving narrative with a knack that drove the story on and kept the reader in rapt attention" ( Scotsman)
"Thank goodness for Hammond Innes. He gets better with every book" ( The Times)
"People say people can’t write stories anymore. Tell that to Hammond Innes" ( Sunday Times)
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